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Tox Town - Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work, and play
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Welcome to Tox Town
An introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places.

This is a text version site created to ensure that the information provided is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know: tehip@teh.nlm.nih.gov.

Neighborhoods
Select locations in the Town, City, US Border Regions, Farm, Port or US Southwest on the Neighborhoods page to learn about suburban, urban, rural, border, and coastal health risks.

Locations
Tox Town highlights several locations you might find in any town, city, port, or US Southwest as well as along the US Border Regions or on a farm. The Tox Town locations are listed on the Neighborhoods page. Click on one of the locations for selected Internet resources that give information on chemical and environmental concerns you might find in that location. Also for each location is a list of over 40 chemicals that might be found in the location.

Chemicals
Tox Town provides information on many well-known chemicals. Click on a chemical name listed on the Chemicals page. Locations where you might find the chemical are listed, along with selected Internet resources describing the chemical.

Information is provided from the TOXNET and MedlinePlus resources of the National Library of Medicine, as well as other authoritative sources.

Last updated: December 9, 2014

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